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articles as the chief crop executors defense her actions, we speak to aaron swartz's girlfriend, taren stinebrickner-kauffman and computer security consultant alex stamos who would have been the chief expert witness for the defense. then, tavis smiley on poverty. >> when people have no hope for the future, they have no power in the present, something must be done to save this democracy by doing something about this growing gap between the have got and the have-nots, the rich and the rest of us. we will keep pushing the president and talking about this issue. >> as president obama prepares for his second inauguration, broadcaster tavis smiley calls on the white house to prioritize the fight against poverty in obama's second term rid of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama has formally unveiled his proposals to reform the nation's gun laws more than a month after the shooting massacre in newtown. on wednesday, obama called for reinstating the ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition maga
support. speaking in spain, defense secretary panetta said the u.s. is considering french requests for additional military help. >> we are discussing in washington some of the requests that have been made to determine exactly what assistance we can provide. our goal is to try to do what we can to provide whatever assistance is necessary in order to help them in that effort. specifically, in what areas is still something under discussion. >> the washington post reports france has asked for u.s. intelligence that could be used for targeting purposes. a request that could raise questions under international law. the u.s. is also reportedly considering whether to help france transport its troops in military supplies. the obama administration is said to be wary of deepening its involvement in mali after having trained military leaders that ended up staging a coup that -- and even joining the rebels fight. u.s.-backed french strikes in mali have already killed a reported 11 civilians, including three children. on tuesday, an amnesty international spokesperson called for the deployment in
the three favored requiring background checks on all gun purchases. defense secretary leon panetta expressed his support for gun control thursday during an address u.s. troops in italy. he told a group only soldiers need assault weapons. >> who the hell these ar armor piercing bullets except for you guys? i am a hunter. i have done duck hunting since i was 10 years old. i loved to hunt. i love to be able to share that doing with my kids, but, i mean, for the life of me, i don't know why the hell people have that an assault weapon. >> and the report says students in mississippi are being expelled and incarcerated for minor offenses due to harsh school policies that mainly affect youth of color. the report by groups including the aclu and naacp follows the filing of a justice department lawsuit alleging officials in meridian, mississippi have created a school to prison pipeline. sending students to juvenile detention for violations like flatulence or breaking the dress code. the report says a five-year old boy was escorted home in a police car for dress code violation. the school required blac
-policy establishment that had been nominated by president obama, chuck hagel to head defense and john kerry to become secretary of state, both fought in vietnam. we will look at vietnam and talk to the author of an explosive new book. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with aaron matÉ. >> we are less than a week away from president obama second term inauguration. to the leading figures nominated dead the foreign policy establishment have their political roots in the vietnam war. chuck hagel, tapped by president obama to the secretary of defense, is a former army sergeant. if confirmed, will become the first vietnam war veteran to head the pentagon. obama's secretary of state nominee, john kerry, became one of the most prominent veterans to oppose the vietnam war after his return. testifying before the senate in 1971. he discussed the atrocities under it in winter soldier investigation, where over 150 veterans testified to war crimes committed in southeast asia. >> they told the stories at times that they personally
ladin said he would get us to destroy ourselves with insane defense spending, and he was right. $4 trillion. that is a lot of money, plus all the kids being killed. and not just killed, but they're coming back not only and duties, but multiple amputees. they are getting their genitals blown off. they are coming back in terrific shape. -- in horrific shape. >> talk about the creative process, the dynamic. it talked about something centered -- it started centered around henry wallace and became a 10-partneer. >> when we first talked, it was a 60 minute, 90 minute documentary. i thought we could do that this year. the next time i met with him, it had become 10 parts and it took the last four years of our lives. >> i want to go back briefly. it is really important to get this story out. this is a long book, but it is simple to read, easy to read. this is written to the age of 17-18. >> what is the difference between the people's history of the united states and this? >> that is a great book that focused on history from the bottom of. this goes from the top down. i think they complement
immune defenses. in some people, this may destroy the body, rather than protecting it. dr. mate explains, of defending our boundaries. despite accumulating evidence about the mind-body connection, most treat physical symptoms rather than persons. that book can be yours for $75 or part of the trilogy of books, and dvd of this latest address, $100. we cannot do this without you. i am just coming off of a high of last night, taking folks to dinner and a show. i want to offer that to you. we had a wonderful time. you can come to the set of democracy now!, watch the broadcast, you and a special guest, maybe it is your partner or daughter or son, mother or father, a friend in new york. we are in the chelsea neighborhood of manhattan. you can watch the broadcast here, you can drink in our fair trade coffee. we cannot do this without you. today we have some wonderful honey that was given to us by some beekeepers. we have coffee and tea, muffins and bagels. you can see how the show happens. then i need -- i host you do get to meet the guests before and after. you can meet the amazing team that le
states your writing of the next few days. france's defense minister says the u.s. has "seconded" its intervention, reportedly providing intelligence as well as transportations and communications support. news of u.s. involvement in the bombing of mali comes as president obama has confirmed its role in a failed french operation inside somalia. in a letter to congress, obama disclosed that u.s. troops provided french -- support to french troops in until effort to recover a french secret agent captured by somali militants. the hostage, dennis allex, was reportedly killed during the failed operation along 17 somali fighters. israel has cracked down on the latest non-violent effort by palestinian activists to stop the ongoing expansion of jewish only settlements in the occupied west bank. on sunday, israeli troops raided a tent encampment dubbed bab al- shams. the e1 construction had largely been put on hold. is resumed work there last month in response to the u.n. vote recognizing palestine as a nonmember observer state. the activists behind bab al- shams pitched around 20 tents at the s
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